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in exchange for four people convicted of working as spies for the u.s. as tara mergener reports, it was the biggest spy exchange since the cold war. and we will have more on that story later in our newscast. >>> leaders in the presbyterian church have split on two measures concerning gay parishioners. last night in minneapolis, church leaders voted to allow noncelibate gates in committed relationships to serve as clergy and not to redefine marriage in their church constitution to include same sex couple. they could take up the issue today if enough delegates agree. if not the matter would be shelfed for two years. the the u.s. interior department plans to issue a ban on deep water drilling after the court ruled against the moratorium on thursday. they claimed the ban threatened their livelihoods. federal officials say it is necessary while it studied deep water drilling risks in the wake of the b.p. oil spill. >>> b.p. has set a new date for capping the leaking well. they are aiming to seal it off by july 27th. however, the "wall street journal" quotes the company executive as s
-gallons of oil has spewed into the gulf. >> the barefoot bandit is back on u.s. soil. he was deported after pleading guilty to a minor efence, illegal entry into the country. that charge carries a $300 fine and deportation. the 19-year-old has been on the run for two years. he faces multiple burglary and theft charges in several u.s. cities. >>> four new orleans police officers have officially been accused of shooting and killing two unarmed people days after hurricane katrina in 2005. five former cops have pleaded guilty to helping covering up the shootings on the bridge. >> one local community is no longer on top when it comes to business. >>> wall street looks forward to the possibility of yet another winning day. 4:39 is our time, you are watching "9 newses" now. >>> right now -- an earlier manhole fire. >>> it is time for the first living smart story of the morning. >>> later today, wall street could be saying thank you to intel. after the bell, the chip maker turned in quarterly sales and that has sent markets higher around the world. checking where our market starts this morning, the
today. u.s. officials would want some sort of confession before a swap takes place. could guilty pleas mean both countries avoid a high profile trial. wednesday, the spies arrested in boston were transferred to new york to face charges today. >> what the tea leaves seem to suggest is if this is a deal to be struck, it can be struck effectively. >> reporter: the suspected deep cover agents apparently did not do much damage. much of the information is widely available on the internet. >> if the swap happens, it would be the largest since 25 prisoners in eastern europe were exchanged in 2004. >>> two people were injured on a boat that collided with a duck boat. the collision sent 37 people on the boat overboard. rescue teams pulled them to safety. the district uses similar tourist boats, but they are operated by another company with a better safety company than philadelphia. >>> police have released surveillance camera video connected to the murder of a 19- year-old woman. the video shows vanassa sam's car 30 minutes before she died. the tape was released the same day her family gathered
ceremony, he said the sanctions are the toughest ever passed by congress against iran. mr. obama said the u.s. is determined to prevent iran from developing nuclear weapons. >>> an attack on a shrine in pakistan has left 37 people dead and 180 wounded. authorities say two suicide bombers targeted a popular shrine where a famous saint is buried. this is after pakistan went the entire month of june without a terror attack. >>> a gun battle just suite of the u.s. border has left 21 people dead and at least six others wounded. thursday's shootout was between warring drug and human trafficking gangs. the carnage happened in a remote area 12-miles from the border. >>> lawmakers break for the 4th without taking major action. >>> and the government prepares to release the latest numbers on unemployed americans. it is 4:38. 65 degrees. you are watching 9 news now. >>> it's time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning. jessica doyle is here with the headlines. good morning. >> good morning. wall street will focus on the employment picture today. the official jobs report for june, it comes ou
if you want cool stuff head to yellowstone. 40s and 30s this morning but a lot of the stray and east u.s. really warm in the 70s and low 80s. like yesterday not much has changed. a little storm in the northern rockies herement front in the middle of the country with showers and storms and the east once again we have a big area of high pressure dominating the weather. right on top of us. so there's nothing that can penetrate us. we have a heat wave going on and even at the surface, high pressure is over west virginia. that's one of the reasons the winds are light. we will watch this ridge shift to the west and southwest. watch this thing in the atlantic. it will get closer to the coast as we head to thursday morning. this will work toward us during the day on thursday. that's why we will cool down and have a threat of showers and storms. the seven-day forecast, there's a little relief after tomorrow. throw 90s thursday and friday. we will go for maybe record heat tomorrow to low 90s and then look at saturday and sunday, upper 80s. a storm is possible and monday can't rule out a thundersto
conference this morning in silver spring. >>> all business on the floor of the u.s. senate will stop in honor of the late senator robert byrd of west virginia. the body of the late senator will lie in repose in the senate chamber during a special ceremony. a memorial will be held on friday in charleston, west virginia. joe mansion says he won't search for his successor until after next week's burial at arlington national cemetery. >>> the confirmation of supreme court nominee elena kagan is all but assured. elena kagan emerged from three days ouverting by the senate judiciary committee much as she had begun, declaring she would be an independent and impartial judge. some say president obama's nominee to succeed retiring justice john paul stevens is now on track to be the fourth woman in supreme court history. >>> general petraeus has been unanimously confirmed as the next commander of the afghanistan war. he replaces stanley mcchrystal who resigned after criticizing the obama administration in an interview with "rolling stone "magazine. general petraeus' replacement as chief of u.s. central c
was on the no fly list and he's been in egypt ever since. he told the associated press, he doesn't know why u.s. officials changed their minds but holds no ill will toward the government. >>> cleveland cavalier west faces eight months of electronic monitoring and home detention after pleading guilty to weapons charges yesterday. the prince georges county native will also serve two years of probation and 40 hours of community service as part of the plea deal. last september, officers pulled over west in greenbelt, maryland for speeding and reckless driving. they found two loaded handguns, a loaded shotgun and eight-inch knife. attorneys say he was moving the weapons from one home if the area to another. >> i'm ready to get on with my career. put this behind me and look forward to doing positive things on the court and most likely my biggest contributions are going to come off the court. i'm going to make sure of that. >> reporter: under the deal, west will be allowed to play pro pro basketball while serving the sentence but nba officials have not said if he will face additional discipline from t
will be extradited again if arrested in another country. he pleaded guilty in the u.s. 30 years ago for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. >>> earning season is officially underway on wall street and the major defense contractor chooses its new base of operation. >>> plus, the latest conditions you'll face when you hit the road when 9 news now returns. we'll be right back. >>> jess doyle is here with today's headlines. >> on wall street investigators are waking up this morning hoping for some more gains. that could depend on a new report due out. in trading so far asian markets were mostly lower today in checking wall street. the dow stands at 10,216. the nasdaq was up almost 2. the s&p 500 was up almost a point. the winner is falls church, virginia. it's the new location for its corporate offices. workers are expected to start operations at this new site next summer. right now the global security company employees about 40,000 people in the washington area. this plan would give up to 48 hours additional time off. back to you. >> for more living smart headlines log onto our website at wusa 9.com.
floor. tara mergener, cbs news, washington. >>> charles schumer and three others are asking the u.s. state department to look in to allegations b.p. engaged in an illegal deal to secure this release of the lockerbie bomber. schumer cited a deal b.p. made with libya as part of the evidence. >> strong evidence that this terrorist may have been released for an oil contract, i'm requesting that the united states justice department open a criminal investigation in to the role b.p. played in seeing this man released. >> reporter: the only man ever convicted for the 1988 bombing of pan am 103 that killed 270 over scotland was released last august. the scottish government claimed he was released because of health reasons and that he only had three months to live. the libyan paid doctor who released him said his words were taken out of con text and he could live another decade. >>> pakistan and actual reached a deal to ease restrictions. the deal which the u.s. had been pushing for years must be approved by the afghan parliament and pakistani cabinet. >>> bus riders are on edge after a shoot
of state hillary clinton says the u.s. will work with uganda to bring those responsible to justice. >>> today marks six months since the deadly earthquake in haiti. efforts to rebuild the caribbean nation are moving slowly. former president clinton says international donors aren't making good on a lot of the earthquake aid they promised. meanwhile, many families are still homeless, while others are living in tents without basic needs. >> i have lost everything. when i drink even water i have to borrow a cup from somebody else. >> reporter: the jan 12th earthquake left more than 300,000 people dead and 1.5 million survivors homeless. >>> a 10-year-old texas boy is at children's national medical center after being struck by a car in northwest. it happened between q and r streets on wisconsin avenue. investigators are trying to figure out what happened and they don't know if the boy was even in the cross walk when he was struck. >>> fire investigators are searching for the cause of a blaze in southeast. it happened on saturday everyoning in the 1600 block of w street. firefighters ent
. >>> the house of representatives is considering a measure to keep the u.s. navy ship comfort in baltimore. the want to move the ship to norfolk and build a $10 million berth for it but congressman says the $5 million spent recently to upgrade the baltimore berth should keep the comfort where it is. >> you don't spend $5 million a couple of years ago and then change your mind and say we don't need it anymore and we want 10 million to move the ship. >> reporter: no matter the outcome, nothing would happen until 2013. the congressman points out housing the comfort in baltimore keeps it closer to bethesda naval hospital where most of the crew work. >>> taking a look at the living well headlines, doctors offer new advice for whom want a natural delivery after they have had a c-section. there's more medical evidence to go for it. >> steinway park. >> reporter: when she gave birth to her son 2 1/2 years ago she had an emergency caesarian section. now 40 weeks pregnant with her second child, she envies -- she envisions a much different plan. >> naturally going in to labor and the whole progress t
takes over after general mcchrystal was fired and as u.s. troops suffer an increase in tragedies. as tara energy her reports petraeus has one year to begin to turn things around. >> reporter: we're sorry about that. we will have that story later in the newscast. >>> in the news now, vice president joe biden spent his july 4th holiday weekend with troops in iraq and he met with iraqi leaders urging them to move forward in choosing a new government. >>> a bomb scare shut down new york's busy jfk airport last night. hundreds of passengers were in the main terminal when a bomb threat was phoned in. it was checked out and determine there was no bomb. >>> a horse that slipped its bridle was involved in a tragedy. two horses charged down parade routes injuring two dozen people. four people are in critical condition. some of the injure ready children. >>> the nation's largest retailer may be coming to the district soon. and the number one auto manufacturer begins to recall more vehicles. it is 4:37. you are watching 9 news now. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. we are live here at r
in jail until his trial. a federal judge denied bond for zachary chesser yesterday at the u.s. district court in alexandria. the court said he considers chesser a flight risk and danger to his community. the 20-year-old faces charges of offering himself as a fighter to a group linked to al- qaeda. >>> a new poll shows the maryland governor's race is a dead heat. it was released this morning by gonzalez research and marketing strategies. according to the >>> in the news now, a franklin county man will only spend a year in jail for shooting and killing a college student. he pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter, trespassing and two weapons charges. prosecutors say last november he mistook jessica goode and regis berne for deer near the campus. goode died after being shot in the chest. the judge sentenced him to eight years and suspended all but one year. >>> two rocky mountain virginia firefighters are dead after they got in to an accident in their fire truck. it happened on monday. the truck was on the way to a house fire in pen hook when it hit an suv and rolled over before landi
will head to the u.s. mexico boarder for a year-long deployment. their mission, to include looking out for illegal border crossers and smugglers and assisting with criminal investigations. the troops will be armed but can use their weapons only to protect themselves. >>> the director of the agency responsible for police and wall street prepares to go before lawmakers. >>> and one of the nation's largest mortgage providers is taking a stand against loan defalters. it is 4:38. 79 degrees. you are watching 9 news now. wcwcwcwc >>> it's time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning. jessica doyle has the he lines. >> stocks kicked off the week on a positive note. investors have been anticipating strong earnings reports and today more profit reports on the agenda along with a new look at the health of the housing market. as for trading today, asian stocks were higher. the dow stands at 10154 after adding 56 points yesterday. the nasdaq up 19 and the s&p 500 up about six. >>> the head of the securities and exchange commission heads to captiol hill today. the testimony from chairman
of the u.s. travel association says lost tourism could cost the gulf coast $23 billion the next three years. he proposed to congress set aside money for a marketing campaign to bring visitors back to the gulf. >>> the white house is planning changes for the mortgage system. they are holding a conference to discuss the future of fannie mae and freddie mac. they own or guarantee half of all mortgages in the united states. the two companies had to be bailed out during the financial melt down and cost taxpayers $145 billion so far. >>> general motors put a price tag on the new electric car, the chevy volt will cost this, get this, $41,000, but a federal tax credit cuts the price by $7,000. chevy is take atlantic orders for the volt. it runs on battery power with a small gas engine. >>> for more tips, log on to wusa9.com. click on the news tab and then select "living $mart." $mart. >>> still to come on 9 news now, as you get up, wake up and get your kids ready for the morning, why doctors say you may want to help them with those contact lenses. i can see howard. >>> we will talk about the threat
have admitted they are russian citizens living here in the u.s. under false identities. >>> it is day 79 since the start of the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. british petroleum says it is capturing 28,000-barrels a day from the leaky well but hopes to double that amount by the end of the week when it hooks up a second collection vessel. officials say the 528-foot vessel can collect up to 25,000- barrels of oil a day doubling the amount collected burned or transferred to other tankers. >>> an associated press investigation found there are 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells beneath the gulf of mexico. according to the ap, no one from the oil industry or the federal government is checking to see if they are leaking. the oldest of these wells were abandoned in the late ' 40s, raising concern about deteriorating sealing jobs. >>> an american soldier, accused of leaking a military video of a deadly attack in iraq, is now facing military charges. the specialist is suspected of leaking the video. it shows the apache helicopters gunning down unarmed men including two reporters of reuters new
. >>> welcome back to 9 news now. u.s. agriculture churr secretary says he will reconsider a decision to remove an employee who was forced to resign -- the remarks were part of a story about racial reconciliation not racism. the farmer who says that he saved her farm is calling for her to keep her job. >>> today the dc school board is scheduled to vote to accept or reject a national standard for english and math. the core standards are tougher than standards used by three quarters of all states. a report found only two states including district of columbia had higher standards in english. and nonbetter than the common core state standards in math. the common core standards have been adopted by 25 states including maryland. virginia leaders say they have no plans to adopt new educational standards. >>> lindsay lohan is sleeping in jail. no matter how she tried to elude the inevitable the judge would not be swayed. yesterday she faced her fate for violating probation. sandra hughs reports from the jail in lynn wood, california. >> reporter: gone are the designer duds. her you outfit is a jailhous
controversial parts. yesterday, u.s. district judge susan bolton blocked prince georges of the arizona law ruling they tread too far in to federal responsibility. among the part put on hold is the requirement for a police officer to determine the immigration status of a person they detained and for imgrants to carry their papers at all times. >> today's ruling is victorious to obtaining a permanent injunction. >> we will continue to request that we get heard on this and that the citizens of arizona are protected. >> reporter: the judge kept small parts of the law intact but made minor changes to the immigration law currently. they are planning to fight the ruling. a spokesman for the arizona governor says the state will ask an appellate court to lift the injunction today. the feds announced they arrested 7 illegal immigrants in a two-part sweep in virginia and the district. of those taken in to custody, 75 have been convicted of a variety of crimes and of that number 28 were violent crimes including murder, rape and kidnapping. >>> we have an update on the breaking news we brought to you a
arrived in the u.s. >> hi puppies. >> reporter: today, in atlanta, they were reunited for the first time with duke and his wife. >> hi, buddy. >> i was in disbelief up to the moment where i say him. >> target will live in arizona with another soldier and rufus will stay with the dukes. >> i think i will have him the rest of his life and it is exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting because he knows he wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the dogs and now they wouldn't be here if it wasn't for duke. cbs news, atlanta. >> wonderful story. good morning, you are watching 9 news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm angie goff in for andrea roane. patranya bhoolsuwan will have the
you to beltsville. going southbound on u.s. 1 at southern drive is where we have debris in the road taking away all lanes going northbound. they are alternating the traffic early this morning. river road i took in to work this morning and expect a lot of dark roadway early on between the beltway and wisconsin avenue. multiple lights are out. intersections that you should treat as a four-way stop. finally, let's talk about the fallen tree in dc. canal road heading northbound between arizona and chain bridge, you want to use extra caution there. that's the latest. jess, back to you. >> thank you, angie. >>> hundreds of thousands of people in our area still without power this morning. at last check, pepco has 267,000 people without power. they are saying there's no timetable when it might be restored because the damage was so widespread. also in our area bge has 39,000 outages and dominion has 14,000 people without power in northern virginia and allegheny and novec each report a few hundred outages. wssc issued water restrictions for portion and montgomery county. they say the storms k
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